• a not-so-secret-society

    of average people

    working together

    for good


  • Welcome To EastLake

    It’s probably important to start by making it clear that we're not the ones who 'figured out God'. Neither do we possess the secret to life, exclusive access to truth or the only way to find fulfillment. We are, however, powerfully drawn to the life and teachings of Jesus (as well as other great teachers of the way of love). But rather than fixating on beliefs about Jesus, we want to cultivate a path and a practice in the way of Jesus. This way is the counter-cultural road of limitless forgiveness, radical acceptance, nonviolent peacemaking, abundant generosity and sacrificial love.

    We think the truth about life may just be love and love may just be the way.

  • Who We Are

    Everyone knows that there is more to life than they are presently living. We want to curate trans-formative environments, supportive community, and resources that change the way we see ourselves and our world, giving voice to a spiritual reality that is beyond the copyright of any one religion. We value the liberty of individual conscience, the call of every person to live out their own journey, and the responsibility of each of us to 'show up' in all our personal fullness and be a unique refraction of the light of Love.


    We don’t have a need for everyone to agree on a bunch of specific dogmas. The world is tired of religious people who claim to believe a list of ideas when those very ideas don’t translate into any kind of personal transformation. Rather than agreeing on a particular set of beliefs, our aim is to guide people into a redemptive way of living. Knowing that the way we behave towards one another is the fullest expression of what we believe, what matters more to us is that we are all after the same result regardless of how we get there… TO GROW IN LOVE.


    God is Love. Love is God. We envision a community where every human being awakens to this Love; working in us, among us, through us and even as us. Early followers of Jesus called this “the body of Christ”. Reality is made of, held together by, and filled with, one, ultimate, loving energy that is present in all that exists. We see this energy present in the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, the Christ. We are experimenting with building a community that trusts this energy, this love, this Christ, this Reality, to be "all and in all".

    Love is our supreme value, which manifests in the individual as a self-giving choice to act responsibly with justice, integrity, courage and forgiveness, and transcends the instinctual drive for personal survival and protection. Because of this, we don’t focus on escaping to a renewed, peaceful world in some heavenly afterlife. Rather, our hope is to actively build one here and now. This includes protecting and restoring the Earth and the value and dignity of the life upon it. In the words of Mr. Rogers, “Life is for service”.


    This work of self giving love will require individuals who are psychologically and emotionally healthy, people who have addressed their childhood wounds and emotional patterning that the ego spends much energy consciously and unconsciously avoiding. We want this community to be a safe place to face the truth of the mixed blessing that we all are - dust and glory, matter and spirit, weeds and wheat - and to take the next step in our further conversion, collective evolution, and personal salvation.


    You’re invited to join us on this communal journey of…

    Growing toward human wholeness, to live as a beneficial presence in the world, because life is a gift and love is the point!

  • Sundays

    Sunday Gatherings at Juanita Elementary at 9:30am and 11am.

    For more of our past services head to our Vimeo channel.

    To listen to our services on Podcast head HERE.


    Racing Against Racism- Ryan Meeks

    Groups Questions


    Suffering and Forgiveness - Bruce Sanguin

    Groups Questions


    Christmas - Kristen Burchinal


  • Join a Serve Team

    Everyone matters and everyone plays a part.


    Dead to what's behind and risen to new life

    Serving Commons

    We've partnered with Generation Hope to help deploy people to be a beneficial presence in the world. Click the button below to browse the current serving opportunities.


    Generation Hope offers a variety of workshops throughout the year on a wide range of topics.

    Click the button below to look through the upcoming events.

    Child Dedication

    We are committed to raising children of light and love.
    Every new life is a declaration that there is reason to hope.

  • Donate

    Thank you for your generous support. Everything we do is a direct result of regular people making consistent contributions. Together, we are making a difference.


    For ongoing contributions, set up an online account with a credit or debit card or link directly to a bank account. LOGIN or SET UP AN ACCOUNT


    Looking for more ways to give? Click here!

  • Become A Member

    EastLake is up to something unique and beautiful in the world.

    We may be biased, but we believe we’re building a community that is needed, now more than ever.

    We’re asking everyone who loves and believes in EastLake to commit to being a member!

    Here's how:

    1) Watch THIS MESSAGE!

    2) Fill out THIS FORM!


    Thank you for being a beneficial presence

    in the world!

  • EastLake Students Winter Retreat

    EastLake Students and Parents! Our 2018 Winter Retreat is right around the corner and the time to sign up is now!
    Our retreat is February 16th-19th and available for current middle school and high school students (grades 6-12)
    Get ready for 4 days of crazy fun in the snow (fingers crossed) - we can’t wait to see you!
    Sign up HERE!

  • The Team

    Creative Director

    Teaching / Generation Hope

    Staff Lead / Teaching



    Generation Hope / Teaching

    Children's Programming

    Assistant to Ryan Meeks

    Music / Audio

    Teaching / Tech

    Facilities Lead

    Teaching / Partnership

    Welcome Team / Music

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